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Big Boi Arrested In Miami On Drug Charges

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(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

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Rapper [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Big Boi[/lastfm] of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Outkast [/lastfm]was arrested today in Miami on charges of illegal drug possession.  According to Idolator, the drugs in question included Ecstasy and Viagra.

120618325 Big Boi Arrested In Miami On Drug Charges

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Big Boi, whose real name is Antwan Patton, had recently put out a remix of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm]‘s Tears Dry On Their Own.  He has also been touring with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cee Lo Green[/lastfm].

He was booked today at approximately 1:30 PM in Miami on a $16,000 bond.  Charges included three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possessing drug paraphernalia.  No further details of the arrest have been made available.

Big Boi had recently reunited with Outkast partner [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Andre 3000[/lastfm] and there had been talks of a possible new Outkast CD.

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